Doing the research

The Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature: Exercise

The Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature gives a list of English language articles that have been recently published in magazines of general interest. It is published monthly with a bound cumulative index every year. The main body of the guide consists of subject and author entries.

Look at the following extract from June 2000. Answer the questions that follow:

 

INTERNET ADVERTISING

Attack of the killer ads. B. Palser. il American Journalism Review v22 no2 p64 Mr 2000

Your browser is selling you out [special report on privacy] il PC Computing v 13 no3 p90+ Mr 2000

Ethical aspects

Online profiling gets mixed marks in the classroom [ZapMe! offers free computers to schools willing to accept the accompanying ads] D. Hawkins. il U.S. News & World Report v128 no15 p56-8 Ap 17 2000

 

  1. What is the title of the first article?
  2. Who is the author?
  3. Which journal is the article in?
  4. Which volume of the journal is the article in?
  5. When was the article published?
  6. Which page does the article start on?
  7. How long is the article?
  8. Does the article have any illustrations?
  9. Write an entry for this article to include in the References section of your essay.
  10. What is the title of the second article?
  11. Who is the author?
  12. Which journal is the article in?
  13. Which volume of the journal is the article in?
  14. When was the article published?
  15. Which page does the article start on?
  16. How long is the article?
  17. Does the article have any illustrations?
  18. What aspect of Internet advertising is the third article connected with?
  19. What is the title of the third article?
  20. Who is the author?
  21. Which journal is the article in?
  22. Which volume of the journal is the article in?
  23. When was the article published?
  24. Which page does the article start on?
  25. How long is the article?
  26. Does the article have any illustrations?
  27. Write an entry for this article to include in the References section of your essay.

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